After the news emerged today that Rangers have signed American Matt Polster, fans took to Twitter to welcome the player to Ibrox.
The 25-year-old has joined from MLS outfit Chicago Fire, and is capable of playing as both a fullback and a midfielder. The one-cap United States international has been praised for his passing ability by some fans, and promises to be quite an asset to Steven Gerrard in Glasgow.
Overall, the fans were quick to welcome Polster to the club, and look forward to seeing him play. However, some fans did highlight the negative to this deal, which is the fact that captain James Tavernier may be on the way out of Ibrox before the end of the month. The 27-year-old right-back has caught the eye of Premier League outfit Southampton, and the arrival of a new fullback looks slightly ominous.
This is what the fans had to say:
— George Mellor (@gmellor94) January 30, 2019
— Jackson c (@Jackson88488848) January 30, 2019
Welcome to the Famous Glasgow Rangers pic.twitter.com/dvpJH4OFq0
— nicky taylor (@nickyt3232) January 30, 2019
Welcome to Rangers #enjoytheride
— Raymond Patterson (@PogoPatterson1) January 30, 2019
Welcome @mattPolster to the rangers family you’ll love it
— Stevie Brown (@stevieb_1872) January 30, 2019
Finally. Took ages to get this done.
— Andrew Wilson (@AndrewGWilson1) January 30, 2019
Welcome to the famous Matt
— David Nimmo (@Nimsay1872) January 30, 2019
Speakjng to my Chicago Fire friends they are all gutted to be losing Matt Polster
— Tony Wilson (@BigT77_RFC) January 22, 2019
Midfielder who can play RB with class passing ability apparently
— coco (@chenkRFC) January 30, 2019
But these fans were worried what this deal signified:
Polster to Rangers.. that mean Tavernier is away..
— Derek Clark (@derekclarksport) January 30, 2019
So Matt Polster has signed, now the attention will be on Tav !! £10 million for starters
— BritBear3 (@bear3_brit) January 30, 2019
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